As one of Europe's leading research universities, LMU Munich is committed to the highest international standards of excellence in research and teaching. LMU attracts a large number of international students – some 15 percent of its 52,000 students come from abroad, originating from 130 countries worldwide. More than 8,000 international students pursue degree programmes at LMU, while an additional 600 students spend a semester or two in Munich as exchange students. The university is committed to helping students settle in quickly, achieve their goals and develop their talents and interests.
With degree programmes available in 200 subjects in numerous combinations, the array of programmes LMU has to offer is extremely wide. Building on its 500-year tradition of scholarship, LMU covers a broad spectrum of disciplines, ranging from the humanities and cultural studies through law, economics and social studies to medicine and the sciences.
The know-how and creativity of LMU's academics form the foundation of the university's outstanding research record, as recognised by many national and international university rankings. This is also reflected in the designation of LMU as a "university of excellence" in the context of the Excellence Initiative, a nationwide competition launched by the German government to promote top-level university research.
Munich is one of the world´s friendliest and most vibrant cities, and home to approximately 1,35 million people. With a number of world-famous museums, art galleries, an opera house, ballet and musical theatres, the capital city of Bavaria is a major European cultural centre. It is located within easy reach of the Bavarian Alps and a variety of lakes, castles and leisure activities in the immediate vicinity.
- Catholic Theology
- Protestant Theology
- Business Administration - Munich School of Management
- Veterinary Medicine
- History and the Arts
- Philosophy, Philosophy of Science and the Study of Religion
- Psychology and Educational Sciences
- Cultural Studies
- Languages and Literatures
- Social Sciences
- Mathematics, Computer Science and Statistics
- Chemistry and Pharmacy
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LMU also offers a number of international master's degree courses in English.
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Munich, one of the world´s most welcoming and exciting cities, is home to approximately 1.35 million people. With a number of world-famous museums, art galleries, an opera house, ballet and musical theaters, the capital city of Bavaria is a major European cultural center. It is located within easy reach of the Bavarian Alps, and a variety of lakes, castles and leisure activities in the immediate vicinity.
In Munich students and academics find not only ideal conditions for studying and research but also attractive career opportunities - in science, industry, the media or in the cultural sector.
The Main University Building is located only a few steps away from the Englischer Garten, one of the world's largest urban public parks. Students enjoy the unparalleled resources of the University's neighborhood – whether their interests lie in art, culture, history, nightlife, restaurants, food, or shopping.
To get international students off to a good start in Munich and provide personal assistance during their stay, LMU Munich offers a broad range of services that cover finding accommodation to familiarisation and integration programs and language courses. All these services have one goal: Helping to make your stay an enriching and unforgettable experience!